Allen P. Dickerson

Dr. Allen P. Dickerson, 89, of Elkton, MD passed away Friday, January 1, 2016. Born in Elkton on June 15, 1926, he was the son of the late Allen Dickerson, who died when Dr. Dickerson was a child, and the late Claire McCall Dickerson Jensen. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Henry Jensen, who raised him.

A U.S. Navy veteran of WWII, Dr. Dickerson had pastored at Jones Chapel before founding Maranatha Baptist Church where he ministered for 58 years. He was also the founder of Maranatha Baptist Church Academy, Maryland Baptist Bible College, radio station WOEL and started Antioch New Testament Baptist Missions. He enjoyed reading his Bible, visiting and hunting.